It’s not the disturbing thoughts themselves, but conceptualization about these thoughts that disturbs us.

If you can maintain mental clarity equally whether your mind is calm or agitated, that is the best form of meditation.

Gaining satisfaction from our varied experiences is one of the ways we can learn to preserve the riches within us.

Awareness is the witness that differentiates various states of mind and notices the obstacles that arise.

Our true nature is said to be untainted.

We grow more quickly if we are open to working with difficulties rather than running away from them.

The world itself, taken as a whole, is not samsara. Samsara is the personal world of illusion and delusion we construct.

When you contemplate the mind itself and let the mind be in its natural state, you will experience a sense of clarity as well as mental stability.